In the spirit of helping to stop the spread of misinformation, here are 10 food and nutrition misconceptions to leave behind this new year.
When the word “pesticides” is used in Scientific American, it usually means bad hype for those of us who grow crops. And hype may be louder than reality.
It’s important to be able to spot multilevel marketing strategies so that you’re not scammed. Beware both of predatory recruitment and food sales tactics.
‘Pesticide’ is a broad term that covers a variety synthetic and organic chemicals, including herbicides, used to manage farm production.
At every turn there is a new food/farm “documentary” coming out with sensationalist titles like GMO OMG and Cowspiracy, targeting modern farming.
Consumer Reports has created a produce ranking — under the ominous heading “Stop Eating Pesticides” — based allegedly on pesticide residues.
It blows Food Science Babe’s mind that people actually believe that alcohol can be made healthier by being “clean” or “organic.”
Bees need farmers and farmers need bees. So we’ll continue to protect them, without help from sensationalist companies like BeeProductedUsa.